Monthly Archives: July 2014

Karnig Sarkissian Returns to Philadelphia for Eternal Flame Weekend

The Philadelphia "Sebouh" AYF chapter will be hosting their Eternal Flame event the weekend of Aug. 21-24, 2014. The highlight of the weekend? The return of singer Karnig Sarkissian to the city of brotherly love. Sarkissian will put on a concert at St. Gregory's Church "Founders Hall." The weekend will also include a candlelight vigil featuring the Eternal Flame, as well as a Philadelphia Phillies baseball game where Armenians sponsor a day at the

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Making Connections in Gogaran – U. Ani Sarajian

Arriving in the village of Gogaran, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. I was a little skeptical to see how much village life differed from city life. Yerevan is quite different. I thought I had experienced culture shock coming from the United States to Yerevan; however, I had no idea how different it was going to be out in the villages. While it was nothing like that which I had become accustomed to since arriving in Armenia, I enjoyed seeing this

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Soaking in Yerevan’s Architecture – U. Faye Khatchadourian

As I walk through the streets of Yerevan, I am impressed by its rich architectural style. I am fortunate to have been given this opportunity to work and study the architectural designs of numerous buildings in Yerevan.    As an intern I am working for UrbanLab, a well known architecture firm here in Yerevan. When I first arrived, before I starting my job, I was walking around the city and found myself attending a protest where citizens of Yerevan

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New Perspectives on the Internship – U. Dalita Getzoyan

As I begin this journey, my first time in Haiastan, I cannot help but take in all of the new perspectives I have been exposed to. I have learned about appreciating what I have and embracing my culture. I have learned about how far this country truly has come since its independence in 1991, and yet how much work still needs to be done. With new perspectives and more information comes many unanswered questions, including figuring out what my role will

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AYF Eternal Flame: Providence, RI

Photos 1 - 198 out of 198 | Back to Albums Photos 1 - 198 out of 198 | Back to Albums Description:June 28 Ceremony + 1.5 mile march + commemoration + R-Mean + Vigil + WaterFire

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